School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health. This exciting and innovative program at York University provides students the opportunity to pursue many sub-fields including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration, health psychology, and athletic therapy in preparation for a career in health and rehabilitation, fitness, recreation, sports industries, research, or teaching.

Our Vision:
Canada’s leading academic centre for knowledge creation, integration, and dissemination about physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.

In achieving this vision we will be known for: Innovative research, inspiring students through excellence in teaching, and leadership on the health implications of physical activity and inactivity.

Olympians bring course content to life

Olympians bring course content to life

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How often do York University students have the chance to meet Olympians, one of them a York graduate…
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1 month agoOlympians bring course content to life
Faculty of Health professor places third in Kalanithi Writing Award contest

Faculty of Health professor places third in Kalanithi Writing Award contest

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The intersection of health and the humanities, especially creative writing, is a rich place for rese…
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3 months agoFaculty of Health professor places third in Kalanithi Writing Award contest
York University receives health research funding for three major projects

York University receives health research funding for three major projects

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Three York University professors have been awarded funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Re…
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3 months agoYork University receives health research funding for three major projects
Lions sports medicine manager Andrea Prieur named Team Canada chief therapist for FISU Games

Lions sports medicine manager Andrea Prieur named Team Canada chief therapist for FISU Games

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York Lions sports medicine and sports injury clinic manager Andrea Prieur has been named Team Canada…
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5 months agoLions sports medicine manager Andrea Prieur named Team Canada chief therapist for FISU Games
New research identifies protein that affects muscle health during exercise

New research identifies protein that affects muscle health during exercise

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Faculty of Health Professor David Hood, Canada Research Chair in Cell Physiology, has led a study th…
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6 months agoNew research identifies protein that affects muscle health during exercise
Faculty of Health professors recognized with teaching, research and service awards

Faculty of Health professors recognized with teaching, research and service awards

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Recognition of excellence within the Faculty of Health at York University was highlighted on Dec. 5,…
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7 months agoFaculty of Health professors recognized with teaching, research and service awards
York-led research results in breakthrough discovery for obesity-related health issues

York-led research results in breakthrough discovery for obesity-related health issues

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New research led by York University Faculty of Health Professor Tara Haas could be considered a brea…
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7 months agoYork-led research results in breakthrough discovery for obesity-related health issues
York Professor Ali Abdul-Sater earns Arthritis Society research grant

York Professor Ali Abdul-Sater earns Arthritis Society research grant

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The Arthritis Society, Canada’s largest charitable funder of arthritis research, announced a commitm…
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7 months agoYork Professor Ali Abdul-Sater earns Arthritis Society research grant
Professor Angelo Belcastro named Fellow of Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology

Professor Angelo Belcastro named Fellow of Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology

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York University Professor Angelo Belcastro, Chair of the Faculty of Health’s School of Kinesiology a…
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7 months agoProfessor Angelo Belcastro named Fellow of Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology
VISTA celebrates 2018 graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships

VISTA celebrates 2018 graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships

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During a special event on Oct. 12, York University’s VISTA (Vision: Science to Applications) program…
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8 months agoVISTA celebrates 2018 graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships

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